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Leonard Fournette signs rookie contract with Jaguars - Herald-Whig

Leonard Fournette signs rookie contract with Jaguars - Herald-Whig

Fournette says the contract won't change his mindset, adding "money is money, but at the end of the day, you come here to win". The Jacksonville Jaguars won't have to worry about their top draft pick holding out of training camp. Jacksonville is hoping he can be a cornerstone for a running attack that struggled mightily last season. The franchise wants to run the ball more effectively and Fournette is a clear part of that plan. Read More

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Next challenge for golf prodigy is Kim Jong

He now has a five year exemption on the PGA Tour, a three-year exemption to The Masters and a cheque for $1,890,000. Elsewhere at Sawgrass on Sunday there was drama as Rafa Cabrera Bello scored a rare albatross. He became the third global Players champion in four years and led seven worldwide players among the top-10. A month ago he appeared to have lost his PGA Tour after not making enough prizemoney from his limited starts coming back onto the Tour with a medical exemption. Read More

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Manchester United prioritise Jan Oblak signing

Manchester United prioritise Jan Oblak signing

Losing De Gea would be a big disappointment for United fans but bringing in Oblak as his replacement would certainly ease the blow as I think he'd be a superb signing if they could pull it off. Indeed, the Slovenian is one of the few goalkeepers on a similar level to the Spaniard, and, as such, his arrival to replace De Gea would ensure a smooth transition. Read More

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Tottenham's Son Heung-min is Premier League player of month

There have been reports that clubs in the Premier League and around Europe are interested in Kane, along with the likes of Dele Alli and Toby Alderweireld. Despite all their promise, Tottenham are yet to win a trophy under Pochettino and their last major prize was the League Cup in 2008. "It's true we can not change the table but it's important for us now to try to win, for us to compete". Read More

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Spurs star Leonard will play in Golden State opener

At the Warriors store in Oracle fans were picking up free team flags and predicting a relatively easy Golden State series win. "I know they played well, and we didn't". Leonard missed the overtime period in game 5 against Houston after tweaking his left ankle, and sat out game 6 while the Spurs rolled over the Rockets by a final of 114-75. Read More

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Former Ragin' Cajuns TE LaDarius Green Released By Steelers

Former Ragin' Cajuns TE LaDarius Green Released By Steelers

Colin Holba, the surprise sixth-round draft pick, you're on the spot. Rapoport tweeted out that Green did make $6 million in 2016, one for each game he played for the 2016 Steelers. There are four other tight ends, Xavier Grimble , David Johnson , Scott Orndoff , and Phazahn Odom* , on the roster gunning for James' position at the top of the depth chart. Read More

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Djokovic advances to 3rd round in Madrid Open

Djokovic advances to 3rd round in Madrid Open

His next match against the 22-year-old No16 seed Nick Kyrgios was highly anticipated, a genuine contender for the "popcorn" match of the day. "Most things weren't working particularly well". On the other hand, Djokovic has not had the best of starts to the season as he is yet to reach the final of a tournament after his title-winning run at Doha. Read More

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4 things that went down at the Justin Bieber concert

4 things that went down at the Justin Bieber concert

The 23-year-old arrived at the Kalina airport at around 1:30 am in a chartered flight along with his crew. "Hope you're ready to have the best night". Justn Bieber is on a tour to promote his fourth album, " Purpose ", and was in Dubai on Asia's leg for his concert on May 6. Navi Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale has confirmed the deployment of 500 personnel along with 25 officers to ensure proper security at the stadium, with drone cameras keeping a constant watch. Read More

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Trump denies telling Comey to back off, bashes former Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn". The Justice Department recently appointed a special prosecutor to head the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. Later in the day, however, Burr walked that back, saying Flynn's lawyers simply hadn't yet responded to the subpoena. Trump then spoke at length about his decision to fire Comey and indicated he thought it would be a more popular decision among Democrats. Read More

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Arsenal players keen on Sanchez stay, says Koscielny

Arsenal players keen on Sanchez stay, says Koscielny

And Mustafi believes his side are very much in the running for a top four finish, ahead of their final league game of the season against Everton on Sunday. "Sanchez was maybe not completely 100 per cent tonight but he dug deep". "When you play football you want to play ideally with a packed stadium, but we are quite spoilt with that overall". Read More

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Boston Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers second

But it's always nice to learn your team added the No. 1 overall pick. A day after winning the National Basketball Association draft lottery and earning the right to the No. 1 pick and some of the intriguing players on their roster who could thrive elsewhere, the Pacers will have a tough decision on their hands. They won 44 games and lost in the second round to the Miami Heat in the only season Pierce and Garnett played together in Brooklyn. Read More

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Nathan Ake reveals he has learned a lot from John Terry

Nathan Ake reveals he has learned a lot from John Terry

And a move to the Hawthorns is said to appeal to Terry, who is contemplating his next move. "John has been here a long, long time". The Blues captain made his 716th appearance for Chelsea in the 4-3 win over Watford at Stamford Bridge on Monday and he broke down in tears after celebrating his fifth Premier League title with the club in front of the fans. Read More

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Berrios dazzles as Twins salvage doubleheader split

Berrios dazzles as Twins salvage doubleheader split

They added on three more runs in the third inning after the Twins walked Arenado to load the bases and Mark Reynolds came through with a two runs single. "When we've gotten together, and this goes back to spring training, we've just talked about how we play", Colorado manager Bud Black said. He has given up one run, four hits, walked two, hit three batters and struck out 15 in 15 1/3 innings in his two starts. Read More

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Predators Continue Home Winning Streak, Beat Ducks 2-1 In Game 3

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) blocks a shot from Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf as Nashville Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm looks on during the second period of Game 1 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Wester. For the first time in the 2017 National Hockey League playoffs, it just wasn't Pekka Rinne's night. It was 39 seconds into the second period when Johansen temporarily lost his man at the side of the net, allowing Silfverberg to tie the game with his ninth goal ... Read More

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Barcelona or Bayern Munich would have sacked me by now - Guardiola

But yesterday's 3-1 victory over West Brom should be enough to guarantee a top-four finish ― and a place in next season's Champions League ― while a win at Watford will assure City of advancing directly to the competition proper. The evening began with City fans waving Argentina flags and singing songs about Zabaleta, a firm favorite at the Etihad since joining City the day before Sheikh Mansour's takeover of the club in 2008. Read More

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Spurs beat Man United to finish as Premier League runners-up

Mauricio Pochettino described Tottenham Hotspur's final day at White Hart Lane as " perfect ", but said moving into their new stadium would take the club to the next level. It's emotional now, I'm sure when we all get home it will start to sink in a little. "We so badly wanted to win this game". I am not too anxious about moving and I don't think the other players are too anxious either. Read More

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Kipchoge ready to run marathon under two hours in Italy

Kipchoge ready to run marathon under two hours in Italy

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge, Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and Eritrea's Zersenay Tadese will run for the record on the 1.49 mile (2.2 kilometer) asphalt loop at Autodromo Nazionale Monza outside Milan. But even with that blisteringly fast time in the books, the two-hour marathon attempt was vulnerable to a number of factors-environmental, psychological, gastrointestinal. Read More

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Pittsburgh Steelers cut tight end Ladarius Green

After just one season in Pittsburgh, the Steelers have given up on Ladarius Green. A former second-round draft pick of the Raiders , Mitchell started the majority of the 2013 season for the Panthers, and parlayed his success in that year into a five-year, $25 million contract, of which three have now been completed, with him starting every game. Read More

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James, Cavs complete sweep of Raptors

Does he make a coaching change when the coach he's got (Dwane Casey) is one of only four to have his team in the top 10 on both ends of the floor twice in the last four seasons? Patrick Patterson , who like Tucker is approaching free agency, said the Raptors "weren't able to put games together like we wanted to". Read More

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Pablo Zabaleta deserved special send-off, says Pep Guardiola

Zabaleta, 32, has revealed has he had plenty of offers from clubs in England and Europe and he says he will take his time before deciding on his next move. Sanchez scored two late close-range goals to earn Arsenal a 2-0 home victory over relegated Sunderland, while Kevin De Bruyne starred as City comfortably defeated West Brom 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium . Read More

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WADA looks for power to sanction cheating countries, sports

WADA looks for power to sanction cheating countries, sports

In November 2015, WADA accused the Russian anti-doping agency of allowing breaches of global regulations on doping and suspended its testing operations until it reformed anti-doping procedures. It is then up to the IOC and other worldwide federations to enforce sanctions, which are not always streamlined or unified. When your rules are not right, then get them in place. Read More

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